Secretary Haaland Announces $35 Million investment to Clean Up Orphaned Wells Secretary Haaland Announces $35 Million investment to Clean Up Orphaned Wells As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Infrafracture Week, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a $35.2 million investment through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to continue reclaiming and restoring orphaned oil and gas wells in California. https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/secretary-haaland-announces-35-million-president-bidens-investing-america-agenda, https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/secretary-haaland-announces-35-million-president-bidens-investing-america-agendahttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2422024-05-17T20:00:00Z
Methane Task Force to Host Sixth Public Meeting on February 29Methane Task Force to Host Sixth Public Meeting on February 29The Methane Task Force is a joint effort led by CalGEM and California Air Resources Board seeking to identify and respond to methane leaks from oil infrastructure near communities and address the impact methane has on climate change. Join the meeting via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on February 29.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Methane-Task-Force.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Methane-Task-Force.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2412024-02-21T17:00:00Z
DOC Appoints New State Geologist to Lead State’s Geological SurveyDOC Appoints New State Geologist to Lead State’s Geological SurveyJeremy Lancaster has been named the State Geologist of California and will lead the DOC's California Geological Survey (CGS), an organization that traces its history to the Gold Rush but whose work continues to evolve to meet today’s emerging climate challenges and opportunities.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/appoints-new-state-geologist.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/appoints-new-state-geologist.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2402023-10-25T19:50:00Z
California Awards $8.5 Million for Climate Action on Natural and Working LandsCalifornia Awards $8.5 Million for Climate Action on Natural and Working LandsToday, Conservation announced $8.5 million for six organizations to build regional and state capacity to increase climate resilience on the state’s natural and working lands. The goal is to build a resilient, equitable and carbon-neutral future.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-award-8-5-million-climate-action-natural-working-lands.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-award-8-5-million-climate-action-natural-working-lands.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2382023-10-24T19:00:00Z
Gas & Oil Data DashboardGas & Oil Data DashboardCheck the WellSTAR dashboard for the latest info on permits, wells, production and other oil and gas data. https://app.powerbigov.us/view?r=eyJrIjoiNGQzZWU1N2QtNjNmYy00ODQyLWJlNDUtODBiYjg2MjYyYzIzIiwidCI6IjRjNTk4OGFlLTVhMDAtNDBlOC1iMDY1LWEwMTdmOWM5OTQ5NCJ9, https://app.powerbigov.us/view?r=eyJrIjoiNGQzZWU1N2QtNjNmYy00ODQyLWJlNDUtODBiYjg2MjYyYzIzIiwidCI6IjRjNTk4OGFlLTVhMDAtNDBlOC1iMDY1LWEwMTdmOWM5OTQ5NCJ9https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2342023-07-07T16:00:00Z
July 18 Draft Orphan Well Expenditure Plan Public MeetingJuly 18 Draft Orphan Well Expenditure Plan Public MeetingCalGEM​​ will release its Draft Orphan Well Expenditure Plan on Tuesday, July 18 at 5:30 p.m. during a virtual public meetin​g. ​The draft plan will include our initial list of orphan wells proposed to permanently plug and seal using state and federal funds. Register for the meeting here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/State-Abandonments.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/State-Abandonments.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2312023-07-06T16:00:00Z

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